Croatia reports record high of 1,424 new coronavirus infections

NEWS 21.10.2020 11:05
Source: Tomislav Miletic/PIXSELL (ILUSTRACIJA)

Over the past 24 hours, Croatia has registered 1,424 new cases of the coronavirus infection, a record one-day high, and there have been 11 deaths, the national Covid-19 response team said on Wednesday.

Currently, 622 Covid patients are being treated in hospitals, and 38 of them are on ventilators. The number of active cases stands at 6,459, and there are 24,242 people in self-isolation.

Since February 25, when Croatia registered its first case of the infection, 28,287 people have contracted coronavirus, 393 of them have died, and 21,435 have recovered, including 473 in the last 24 hours.

To date, 411,947 people have been tested for the virus, including 5,428 over the past 24 hours.

This is the third time in a week that the number of single-day cases has exceeded one thousand.